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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Godfather Sunday Sauce Gravy

 



Pete Clemenza teaches Micahel how to Make SUNDAY SAUCE

ITALIAN GRAVY

Richard Castellano as Perer Clemenza

Al Pacino as Michael Corleone

Mario Puzu - Francis Ford Coppola

The GODFATHER




ABOUT SUNDAY SAUCE


The aroma of a garlic-laden tomato sauce spiked with Sausage, Meatballs, and rolled-up meat Braciola can bring tears to the eyes of many Italian-Americans.

Sunday Gravy, also known as Sunday sauce, evokes memories of weekend family gatherings in which mom or grandma presided over the constantly stirred pot of sauce and meat, and various relatives were tasked with procuring the essential provisions—the cannoli and sesame bread from the bakery or the wine from the cellar.

Sunday gravy was more than just a big, belt-loosening meal. In close-knit Italian-American homes, it was a virtual religion. “Each Sunday, we were constantly traveling to homes of different relatives,” says John Mariani, a New York food author whose books include How Italian Food Conquered the World. “It truly was a moveable feast.’’

The proprietors of Frankies Spuntino restaurant in Brooklyn, Frank Falcinelli and Frank Castronovo, write that “Sunday sauce—the meal, the menu, the way of life—is the source and summation’’ of their restaurant business.

They recall how on Sundays their family kitchens would “start to fill with that hunger-inducing humidity, the tomato and pork simmering away in the pot.’’

Castronovo remembered that Sundays “even when I was a teenager and wanted to be a punk … I’d still stop and eat at my grandma’s house before the rest of the day went down.”

The best Sunday gravy simmers on the stove for hours, permitting the ingredients (the meat choices are seemingly limitless) to infuse the sauce with an unparalleled meatiness that no quickie marinara could ever hope to replicate. The long, slow cooking time was also time for families to spend with each other, reinforcing ties that could withstand the harsh realities of the outside world.

In a way, the history of Sunday gravy encapsulates the story of Italian immigration to the U.S. and the prosperity succeeding generations found in America. “Very, very impoverished Southern Italian women, whose only reason for living was giving birth to children and feeding them, suddenly found an abundance of cheap food in the U.S.,” Mariani says. “It radically changed their self image.”

The meats in the sauce became a symbol of plenty. Meat had been a rarity in the old country, and if there was any of it at all in a meal, it was usually pork. But in the U.S., immigrant women bought beef “because they could."

Before his father’s parents would bless the marriage, Mariani’s grandmother “demanded that my mom must learn how to make Sunday gravy.”

Along with the other staples of Italian-American cuisine, Sunday gravy has vaulted from family food to the culinary mainstream, even as a once-in-a-while treat for today’s health-conscious eaters. TV food stars Rachael Ray and Giada De Laurentiis regularly feature touched-up variations on the classic Italian-American repertoire. And, although “The Sopranos” is widely despised by Italian-Americans for its twisted depiction of their cherished family values, the show often featured sumptuous Sunday meals with pots and pots of sauce, meat, and pasta—and the cookbook spawned by the show features a Sunday gravy recipe.

For better or worse, 21st-century America has made celebrating the Sunday tradition much more difficult for families. “Sunday is now a time for attending soccer games, getting in 18 holes of golf … or watching three NFL games without interruption,” Mariani says.

But Mariani and other Italian-American food advocates nevertheless remain intent on keeping tradition alive. “My family still gets together on Sunday afternoons just as it always has, and the food is as good as it ever was,” Falcinelli wrote in The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual. “Growing up, I didn’t see it as an amazing culinary tradition, but I did appreciate how good the eating was.”






HOW to MAKE SUNDAY SAUCE






CLEMENZA 'S GODFATHER SUNDAY SAUCE

ITALIAN GRAVY RECIPE






Wednesday, July 28, 2021

AL PACINO

 



AL PACINO





SUNDAY SAUCE alla PACINO

MAKE CLEMENZA'S GODFATHER SUNDAY SAUCE

alla PACINO





Ever want to make Clemenza's Godfather Sunday Sauce Italian Gravy ? The one that Corleone Capo Pete Clemenza show Michael Corleone (AL Pacino ) 
how to make for 20 guys someday. Well now you can. The recipe is in the Best Selling Italian Cookbook Sunday Sauce by New York Italian, Sicilian-American author Daniel Bellino "Z"  ...

This best selling Italian Cookbook that is a special favorite of Italian-Americans has lots of great recipe, like: Spaghetti & Meatballs, Italian Wedding Soup, 
Sunday Gravy all' Prigione from Goodfellas, and family recipes from 
the Sinatra Family, Joe DiMaggio's mom's Gravy, and more.

Sunday Sauce was the # 1 Best Selling Italian Cookbook on Amazon Kindle for more than 2 years, and remains a Best Selling Italian Cookbook to this day. 

Sunday Sauce is available in Paperback and Amazon Kindle.

Available on Kindle for iPhone, iPad and Android devices.







Richard Castellano and Al Pacino

The GODFATHER

Based on Mario Puzo's novel The GODFATHER

Directed by FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA

Starring : Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, James Caan,

John Cazale, Robert Duvall


 





Thursday, November 7, 2019

Clemenza Teaches Pacino to Make Godfather Sauce Coppola





Pete Clemenza Shows Michael How to Make Sauce

In FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA'S The GODFATHER

Get The RECIPE in SUNDAY SAUCE

by Daniel Bellino "Z"


"And don't forget the Cannolis"


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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Best Carbonara Ever










HOW to MAKE SPAGHETTI CARBONARA

GENNARO CONTALDO






SUNDAY SAUCE

by Daniel Bellino-Zwicke








HOW to MAKE PERFECT SPAGHETTI CARBONARA

ANTONIO CARLUCCI






WHER to GO For The BEST CARBONAR in ROME, ITALY



Da Danilo

Vaunted as the best carbonara in Rome, this was the first good carbonara I ate here. Beautifully presented with crispy bacon shards placed on top and swirled throughout the spaghetti, this carbonara is neither too heavy, nor too light, neither too rich, nor too eggy. A little bit goldilocks, this carbonara is just right. The spaghetti is cooked al dente, at first it might seem too much so, but they know what they are doing. Booking is essential.
Via Petrarca, 13. Esquilino area. Tel: 06 772 00111 trattoriadadanilo.it

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Da Enzo

Busy and bustling you couldn’t get a more Roman trattoria. The service is brisk but fun, “Why are you in Rome? English teachers? Can we have lessons?” The last time I went, we were early enough and lucky enough to get a table without a reservation, and by the time we left the queue outside was enormous. Another rigatoni alla carbonara, this pasta dish is cheesy and peppery with the eggy sauce left at the bottom to mix in yourself. Crunchy strips of salty guanciale (just how I like them) completed the dolce/salato, or sweet and savoury, effect. Yum!
Via dei Vascellari, 29. Trastevere Tel: 06 581 2260 daenzoal29.com

Da Sergio

Recommended by my friend Silvia as her especial favourite, Da Sergio is a smallish trattoria hidden away in the side streets around Campo dei Fiori. For those of you who like your food a little more on the rustic side, this is the sort of carbonara for you. Homely and rich with less attention paid to the presentation and more focus on the flavours. Maybe the pasta sauce isn’t quite as silky smooth as some of the others, maybe the spaghetti is not so al dente, but overall a carbonara here is a dish that tastes of home.
Vicolo delle Grotte, 27. Campo dei Fiori area. Tel: 06 686 4293 

Flavio al Velavevodetto

Rigatoni alla Carbonara is served in this Testaccio institution. Generous strips of crispy bacon in a seemingly too bright yellow sauce that reflects the quality of the eggs. With a good balance of flavours, this carbonara was voted the 2nd best in the city, and the best pasta of the day by my fellow diners. Don’t worry about the big portion size in the photograph: it was taken of a large communal bowl!
Via di Monte Testaccio, 97. Testaccio Tel: 06 574 6841 flavioalvelavevodetto.it

L’Arcangelo

The food here is something finer and offers a little more than the average trattoria. However, for their carbonara they stick with tradition. The rigatoni are cooked to perfection and slicked in a silky, glossy sauce. Italian friends who dined with me agreed that this was the real thing. So good, none could possibly go to waste; one friend even fare la scarpetta – wiped his plate clean with bread (literally, “do the little shoes”). What better endorsement could there be?
Via Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli, 59. Prati Tel: 06 321 0992


SOPHIA LOREN

"Everything You See I Owe to SPAGHETTI" !!!





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PERFECT SPAGHETTI CARNONARA

Da DANILLO

ROMA, ITALY




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Instagram Saint Josephs Day Feast

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Author DANIEL BELLINO-ZWICKE on Instagram

@xpicassox

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SAINT JOSEPHS DAY Dinner 2017 at CACIO VINO Restaurant in New York City.

Our SICILIAN-AMERICAN FOOD WINE & TRAVEL GROUP

Our Traditional SICLIAN MEAL for SAN GIUSEPPE :

MACCU ( Fava Bean Soup), SICILIAN PIZZA, Pasta con Sarde,

and PASTICCERIA SAN GIUSEPPE SFINCI

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In MEMORY of OUR DEAR FRIEND

VINCENT TITONTE

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John Turturro with Opera Singer Vincent Titone

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Cookbook Author Daniel Bellino-Zwicke

and Vincent Titone at a Sicilian American Group Dinner

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Grandma Bellino's Italian Cookbook

RECIPES FROM MY SCILIAN NONNA

by Daniel Bellino "Z"

Favorite Recipes of Sicilian Dishes

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

BIG DOGS of ITALIAN WINE in NEW YORK

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Winemaker of Sassicaia & Punica Wines SEBASTIANO ROSA
with Author Daniel Bellino Zwicke and Roberta Morrel of Morrel WInes
Get Toegther for a lillte Wine and Chat at Kobrand Italian Portfolio Tasting
at The Bowery Hotel, New York, New York



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Alberto Chiarlo with Author Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
Alberto Chiarlo the proprietor of Michele Chiarlo  Wines 
of Piedmonte got together for a tasting of Alberto's latest vingtages
of wine, including Barbera Le Orme, Barolo Tortoniano 2010,
Michele Chairlo Barbaresco 2011, Barolo Cerequio 2010,
and Barolo Canubi Michele Chairlo 2007 & 2001 Vintgaes ..
Daniel said the whole line-up of wines was absolutely Amazing! everything was in perfect balance, full of flavor and a joy to drink.



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Emelia Nardi with Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
Tatsing some Great Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino




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The 1999 Il PARETO From Nozzole Was ROCKING !!!
I normally don't go crazy for non-native Italian Varietals when drinking Italian Wine. That said, I absolutely loved the 1999 Vintage of Tenuta Nozzole's "Il PARETO" a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon based wine that was amazing. It was full of flavor,perfecting and a absolute Joy to Drink. I loved It!
The WINES From MASI Where Also AMAZING !!!


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Masi Agricola
I loved all of the Amarone 's that Masi was showing at the Italian Portfolio Tasting ..
The were showing Amarone Mazano 2007 which was really nic and heavy on the prune flavors.
The 2007 Amarone Campolong was awesome as was the Amarone Costera 2009 ..
My favorite Amarone of the day was Seregho Aligheri 2008 which is one of the few wines in the world aged in large Cherry Wood Cask .. The wine was AMAZING !!!
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The RAGU BOLOGNESE COOKBOOK
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GRANDMA BELLINO'S ITALIAN COOKBOOK
Recipes From My Sicilian Grandmother
by Daniel Bellino Zwicke
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SUNDAY SAUCE
When Italian-Americans Cook
by Daniel Bellino-Zwicke

Thursday, April 23, 2015

CLEMENZA MEATBALL SUNDAY SAUCE RECIPE



PETE CLEMENZA 

Shows

MICHAEL CORLEONE (Al Pacino)

HOW to MAKE GODFATHER SUNDAY SAUCE

alla CLEMENZA



"Then You Shove-In
Your MEATBALLS & SAUSAGE" 


aka GRAVY !!!!



RECIPE in SUNDAY SAUCE

by Daniel Bellino "Z"



Monday, March 23, 2015

AL PACINO 'S LAST ESPRESSO at CAFFE DANTE GREENWICH VILLAGE NEW YORK

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AL PACINO
Filming Vittorio Coffee Commercial
CAFFE DANTE



GREENWICH VILLAGE, NEW YORK



CAFFE DANTE Has CLOSE



NO MORE ESPRESSO FOR AL ????

AL PACINO THAT Is !!!!

Caffe Dante Has Closed
After 100 Years on Macdougal Street

GREENWICH VILLAGE, NEW YORK



AL PACINO VITTORIA COFFEE COMMERCIAL

FILMED AT CAFFE DANTE

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AL PACINO

VITTORIA COFFEE COMMERCIAL

CAFFE DANTE

GREENWICH VILLAGE

NEW YORK



SUNDAY SAUCE

WHEN ITALIAN-AMERICANS COOK

BY DANIEL BELLINO-ZWICKE



LA TAVOLA



IT'S NEW YORK ITALIAN




SEGRETO ITALIANO

SECRET ITALIAN RECIPES

BY DANIEL BELLINO "Z"



 NEW SICLIAN AMERICAN COOKBOOK
FROM DANIEL BELLINO
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GRANDMA BELLINO'S
ITALIAN COOKBOOK
RECIPES FROM MY SICILIAN GRANDMOTHER
by Daniel Bellino


Sunday, September 1, 2013

Feast of 7 Fish & LUCA BRASI

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Sonny "  "What the Hell is this?" !!!!
 
 
Clemenza :   "It's a Siciian Message ... It means Luca Brasi swims with the Fish"
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IT'S A SICILIAN MESSAGE
"LUCA BRASI SWIMS With The FISH"
 
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